Recent Discussions

CFP: "Signs, Symptoms, Stigmata: Early Modern Techniques of Inscribing the Body and their Contemporary Relevance," ACLA (March 2016)

CFP (ACLA): "Signs, Symptoms, Stigmata: Early Modern Techniques of Inscribing the Body and their Contemporary Relevance"
 
Organizer: Peter Erickson, Oakland University

TOC: New special issue of German History ‘Germans and Brazilians’ (September 2015)

New special issue of German History ‘Germans and Brazilians’
Guest editor: H. Glenn Penny
Volume 33 Issue 3, September 2015
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/6573/1

Articles:

Historiographies in Dialogue: Beyond the Categories of Germans and Brazilians
by H. Glenn Penny

The Ambivalence of Slavery, The Certainty of Germanness: Representations of Slave-Holding and Its Impact Among German Settlers in Brazil, 1820–1889
by Eugene S. Cassidy

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Summer Digest For H-German: 17 August - 24 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 17 August 2015 to 24 August 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

California State University - Fullerton - Modern Europe

ANN: Call for Conference Reports

The editors of H-German are pleased to announce the return of conference reports, a popular feature on the H-Net networks. The reports, written and submitted by H-German users, summarize proceedings and share important contributions from paper panels, round table discussions, or conference seminars. Check out a recent example of a conference report here.

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Summer Digest For H-German: 6 July - 3 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  6 July 2015 to 3 August 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 10 August - 17 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 10 August 2015 to 17 August 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.
 

ANN: New Books in German History & German Studies (September 2015)

At the beginning of September, H-German will publish our next bulletin on new books in German History and German Studies. If you would like to announce the  publication of your book, please submit the following information to lhilton(at)muskingum.edu by 28 August: the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

ANN: H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-German: 3 August - 10 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  3 August 2015 to 10 August 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES

LaTrobe University - Senior Lecturer - European History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51229

ANN: Internships at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (2016)

The GHI Internship Program gives German and American students of history, political science, and library studies an opportunity to gain experience at a scholarly research institute. Interns assist individual research projects, work for the library, take part in the preparation and hosting of conferences, and help with our publications. The program is very flexible: the GHI tries to accommodate the interns' interests, abilities, and goals. A two-month minimum stay is required; a three months stay is preferred.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Peter Longerich
Reviewer: 
Ky Woltering

Woltering on Longerich, 'Heinrich Himmler: A Life'


Peter Longerich. Heinrich Himmler: A Life. Trans. Jeremy Noakes and Leslie Sharpe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xviii + 1,031 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959232-6.

Reviewed by Ky Woltering (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Published on H-German (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Himmler and the Personalization of Power

Author: 
M. S. Lane, Martin Ruehl, eds.
Reviewer: 
Max Kramer

Kramer on Lane and Ruehl, 'A Poet's Reich: Politics and Culture in the George Circle'


M. S. Lane, Martin Ruehl, eds. A Poet's Reich: Politics and Culture in the George Circle. Rochester: Camden House, 2011. x + 349 pp. Illustrations. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57113-462-2.

Reviewed by Max Kramer (CUNY-Baruch College)
Published on H-German (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Author: 
Heinz Duchhardt
Reviewer: 
Brian Vick

Vick on Duchhardt, 'Der Wiener Kongress: Die Neugestaltung Europas 1814/15'


Heinz Duchhardt. Der Wiener Kongress: Die Neugestaltung Europas 1814/15. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2013. 128 pp. EUR 8.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-406-65381-0.

Reviewed by Brian Vick (Emory University)
Published on H-German (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill

A Guide to the Congress of Vienna

Author: 
Andrés Mario Zervigón
Reviewer: 
Kristopher Imbrigotta

Imbrigotta on Zervigón, 'John Heartfield and the Agitated Image: Photography, Persuasion, and the Rise of Avant-garde Photomontage'


Andrés Mario Zervigón. John Heartfield and the Agitated Image: Photography, Persuasion, and the Rise of Avant-garde Photomontage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Illustrations. 336 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-98177-2.

Reviewed by Kristopher Imbrigotta (University of Puget Sound)
Published on H-German (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Prosecutor with Scissors: John Heartfield and the Photomontage

Author: 
Börries Kuzmany
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Morrow Clark

Clark on Kuzmany, 'Brody: Eine galizische Grenzstadt im langen 19. Jahrhundert'


Börries Kuzmany. Brody: Eine galizische Grenzstadt im langen 19. Jahrhundert. Vienna: Böhlau Verlag Wien, 2011. 406 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-205-78763-1.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Morrow Clark (West Texas A&M University)
Published on H-German (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Brody is Always Brody: A Galician Border City in the Long Nineteenth Century

Author: 
Glenn Dynner
Reviewer: 
Karen Auerbach

Auerbach on Dynner, 'Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland'


Glenn Dynner. Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 249 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-998851-8.

Reviewed by Karen Auerbach (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
Published on H-German (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Coexistence and Symbiosis: The Jewish Tavernkeeper in Nineteenth-Century Poland

Author: 
David R. Dorondo
Reviewer: 
Kelly McFall

McFall on Dorondo, 'Riders of the Apocalypse: German Cavalry and Modern Warfare, 1870-1945'


David R. Dorondo. Riders of the Apocalypse: German Cavalry and Modern Warfare, 1870-1945. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012. 352 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-086-6.

Reviewed by Kelly McFall
Published on H-German (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Shannon Nagy

Delaying the Inevitable: The Decline of the Cavalry in Germany

Author: 
Ralph Jessen, Lydia Nembach-Langer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert P. Stephens

Stephens on Jessen and Nembach-Langer, 'Transformations of Retailing in Europe after 1945'


Ralph Jessen, Lydia Nembach-Langer, eds. Transformations of Retailing in Europe after 1945. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Pub., 2012. xvi + 234 pp. GBP 74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4094-2444-4; ISBN 978-1-4094-2445-1.

Reviewed by Robert P. Stephens (Virginia Tech)
Published on H-German (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

A Close Examination of Postwar Retailing

Author: 
Thomas Trezise
Reviewer: 
Lily E. Hirsch

Hirsch on Thomas Trezise, 'Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony'


Thomas Trezise. Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013. 336 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-4448-5.

Reviewed by Lily E. Hirsch (California State University-Bakersfield)
Published on H-German (March, 2015)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

Trauma and Biography

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